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  • Want to get 'old' CEOs into social media? Try success stories

    What do IT and marketing people do if their CEO and other senior managers are stultifying the use of social media? Show them case studies and examples of how other C-level executives are using it to their advantage, say leading social media professionals from Telstra and Facebook.

  • Google's CEO switch could be a risky move

    Google's decision to change CEOs, announced on the same day it reported yet another blockbuster quarter, begs the question of whether the company is trying to fix something that isn't broken.

  • SAP co-CEO defends price of Sybase deal

    Contrary to the opinions of some analysts, US$5.8 billion is not too much for SAP to pay for mobile and database technology vendor Sybase, SAP co-CEO Bill McDermott said during a press conference at the Sapphire conference in Orlando on Monday.

  • Who's your boss? CIOs stepping up to report to CEO

    If reporting lines is a good indication of the relevance of a position within an organisation, the CIO is becoming increasingly important as fewer will report to people other than the CEO in the coming years.

  • Palm CEO: We could have been bigger than Droid

    If Palm's WebOS products had gone on sale at Verizon before Motorola's Droid, Palm's fortunes today would be very different, the company's CEO said Thursday during its third-quarter earnings call."

  • Ex-MySQL chief Marten Mickos lands new CEO job

    Marten Mickos, the longtime CEO of MySQL who eventually sold the open-source database company to Sun Microsystems for US$1 billion, has taken a new job as CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, the company said Friday.

  • W3C pulls former Novell CTO for CEO spot

    Filling a position left open since 2008, former Novell CTO Jeffrey Jaffe has taken on the role of chief executive officer for the <a href="http://www.w3.org/">W3C</a> (World Wide Web Consortium).

  • CA names new CEO

    Infrastructure software giant CA's board of directors has appointed William McCracken CEO, the company announced Thursday.

  • Canonical CEO steps aside

    Mark Shuttleworth, the South African-born entrepreneur who founded Linux distribution provider Canonical, will be stepping down from his post as company CEO, Canonical announced. Jane Silber, currently the chief operating officer and director of online services for the company, will take the role of CEO by March 1.

  • Former CEO charged with cyber attack on firm

    Khalid Shaikh, former CEO of YouSendIt, has been indicted by a grand jury on four counts of mail fraud after allegedly launching four denial-of-service (DOS) attacks against the company's servers, the U.S. Department of Justice said.

  • CEO at Pirate Bay buyer about to have assets frozen

    The CEO of prospective Pirate Bay buyer Global Gaming Factory X (GGF) is about have large parts of his assets frozen after a decision in the Stockholm district court. If his stake in GGF is frozen it could spell even more trouble for a deal that already seems to be doomed.

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